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Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007

Part 6 – General

Section 80: Modification of enactments

433.This section introduces the schedule to the Act which makes amendments to certain enactments.

Section 81: Orders

434.This section regulates the order making powers that are to be found in the Act. All orders will be made by statutory instrument. Subordinate legislation powers which are inserted into the 1995 Act are regulated by that Act.

Section 82: Ancillary provision

435.This allows the Scottish Ministers to make ancillary provision in statutory instruments in consequence of the Act.

Section 83: Interpretation

436.This section provides definitions.

Section 84: Commencement and short title

437.This section provides for commencement of the Act to be made by order, except for sections 81 to 83 which come into force on Royal Assent.

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